Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-mq-v-5-a


Selfreport on two questions:

A: At this present moment, how do you feel about your life as a whole?

B: Taking all the aspects of life above into consideration, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole at present?

Each rated
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4 satisfied
5 very satisfied

Computation:( A+B )/2
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSeik (2000): study SG 1997
TitleSubjective Assessment of Urban Quality of Life in Singapore (1997-1998).
Public20+ aged, Singapore,1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSeik (2000): study SG 1998
TitleSubjective Assessment of Urban Quality of Life in Singapore (1997-1998).
Public15+ aged, Singapore,1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes